Margaret Atwood Loves Her Twitter Followers

“They’re sharp: make a typo and they’re on it like a shot, and they tease without mercy. However, if you set them a verbal challenge, a frisson sweeps through them. They did very well with definitions for ‘dold socks’–one of my typos–and ‘Thnax,’ another one. And they really shone when, during the Olympics, I said that ‘Own the podium’ was too brash to be Canadian….”